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Why a German village of 130 celebrated Neeraj Chopra’s Olympic gold
14/08/2021 07:40 PM | Click to read full article
When India’s first track and field Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra was getting mobbed at the airport, attending VVIP felicitation functions and receiving a billion thank-yous; his two German coaches, in contrasting seclusion, were following the frenzy on their smartphones and social media.
German biomechanical expert Klaus Bartonietz has become a celebrity in his native place Oberschlettenbach, a former hunting ground, after guiding Neeraj Chopra to an Olympic gold medal.